SHORT INFORMATION

Monetary unit of Maldives

The Maldivian unit of currency is the rufiyaa (ISO 4217 code MVR, symbol Rf.), introduced in 1981.

Cafes and restaurants

Dine underwater without getting wet

In the Maldives, the all-glass, 12-seat Ithaa restaurant sits 16 feet below sea level, and offers 180-degree views of the stingrays, sharks and snapper fish that swim by.